acid-base balance

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acid-base balance

[′as·əd ′bās ′bal·əns]
(physiology)
Physiologically maintained equilibrium of acids and bases in the body.
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The finding of a significant pH acidosis in this study and in our field study suggests substantial loss of acid-base homeostasis at these temperatures.
Since acid addition is the typical daily metabolic "insult" to the body, how ever, we will discuss the renal contribution to maintaining acid-base homeostasis in this context.

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